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MEDI 1810 - STCW Proficiency in Survival Craft

Marine Emergency Duties Part-time Studies Course

School of Transportation

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Course Details

This course teaches orderly abandonment of a vessel in an emergency situation; clearing the vessel; proper and effective use of equipment; and coordinating survival activities during rescue operation. The course is designed for certificated officers and for certificated ratings. Such personnel are required to complete a comprehensive MED training program of which Survival Craft is one component. This course meets the requirements of Table A-VI/2-1 of the STCW Convention Specification of the minimum standard of competence in survival craft and rescue boats other than fast rescue boats.

Prerequisite(s)

Minimum of 16 years of age and must hold a valid MED A1, MED A2, or STCW Basic Safety training certificate.

Credits

2.0

Cost

$1,287.28

Spring/Summer 2020

Below are two offerings of this course for the Spring/Summer 2020 term.

CRN 66748

Thu Jul 30 - Fri Aug 07 2 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jul 30 - Jul 31 Thu/Fri 08:30 - 16:00 BMC Online Delivery
Aug 04 - Aug 07 Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 08:30 - 16:00 BMC Online Delivery

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$1,287.28

Notes

  1. Student manual will be provided in class. Students are advised to bring a pen and paper for note taking and a bathing suit and towel for the training tank exercises.

This course offering has been cancelled. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

Cancelled

CRN 66749

Thu Jul 30 - Fri Aug 07 2 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jul 30 - Jul 31 Thu/Fri 08:30 - 16:00 BMC Online Delivery
Aug 04 - Aug 07 Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 08:30 - 16:00 BMC Online Delivery

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$1,287.28

Notes

  1. Student manual will be provided in class. Students are advised to bring a pen and paper for note taking and a bathing suit and towel for the training tank exercises.

This course offering has been cancelled. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

Cancelled

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will demonstrate knowledge, understanding, and proficiency in:

  • Construction and outfit of survival craft and rescue boats, and individual items of their equipment
  • Particular characteristics and facilities of survival craft and rescue boats
  • Various types of devices used for launching survival craft and rescue boats
  • Methods of launching survival craft into a rough sea
  • Methods of recovering survival craft
  • Actions to be taken after leaving the ship
  • Methods of launching and recovering rescue boats in a rough sea
  • Handling survival craft in rough weather
  • Use of painter, sea anchor, and all other equipment
  • Apportionment of food and water in survival craft
  • Action taken to maximize detectability and location of survival craft
  • Method of helicopter rescue
  • Effects of hypothermia and its prevention, use of protective covers and garments, including immersion suits and thermal protective aids
  • Use of rescue boats and motor lifeboats for marshalling life rafts and rescue of survivors, and persons in the sea
  • Beaching survival craft
  • Methods of starting and operating a survival craft engine, and its accessories, together with the use of the fire extinguisher provided
  • Radio lifesaving appliances carried in survival craft, including satellite EPIRBs and SARTs
  • Pyrotechnic distress signals
  • Use of the first-aid and resuscitation techniques
  • Management of injured persons, including control of bleeding and shock

Effective as of Fall 2016

Related Programs

MEDI 1810 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Transportation

  1. Bridge Watch Rating
    Full-time   Associate Certificate
  2. Marine Engineering
    Full-time/Cooperative Education   Diploma
  3. Nautical Sciences
    Full-time/Cooperative Education   Diploma

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